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This was a great little find on my family's recent vacation to the Hawaii. The visitor center is nice and open and the ranger was super helpful. We drove to the harbor for the shorter hike to the beach and would recommend everyone do this...More
The seaside and beaches are a short hike through the park. Park has a relatively long coastline it's easy to spot numerous sea turtles feeding in the area and also resting on the beaches. Other animals may also be seen (e.g. seals).
We visited on Christmas Day. Things were limited due to the government shutdown. There was about a mile hike down to the shore, where you could see the green sea turtles and appreciate the beach. This was a good historic place to learn about Hawaiian...More
Did a few dives here off the park a number of years ago and it was great! The water was so crystal clear and blue! Saw lots of turtles swimming and that was on it's own already worth the dives. Really enjoyed!
This small beach has sea turtles nesting at one end and the remains of a heiau at the other. Visitors are required to stay 20 feet away from the turtles, but it's not easy. They swim right past you as you wade. This isn't a...More
We happened to visit during a uke kanapila (jam session) and stayed to listen. We then followed the schedule of hula and laupalala(?) weaving. These were free lessons by personable and friendly park volunteers. We came three times that week. We also hiked to the...More